|Date Opened||10/25/2019 3:30:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||12/2/2019 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$4,990 - 6,316 / Month|
|Job Type||Open & Promotional|
THE JOB: Under direction, process building permit applications and issue permits; provide information concerning building permit requirements, codes and inspection procedures to contractors, design professionals and the public; check plans for completeness; calculate permit fees; issue over-the-counter building permits; and do other work as required. Certification by the International Code Council (ICC) as a Permit Technician is highly desirable.
THE REQUIREMENTS: Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge and abilities listed below is qualifying. A typical way to obtain these knowledge and abilities would be:
One year of experience equivalent to a Building Permit Technician I in Santa Cruz County.
Knowledge: Working knowledge of construction drawings and blueprint reading; building codes and ordinances; building construction types; and office practices and procedures.
Ability to: Establish and maintain an effective working relationship with property owners, developers, building contractors and general public; learn the permit process, requirements and codes; accurately add, subtract, multiply and divide; read and interpret building plans and specifications; learn to understand and apply building codes and ordinances; locate property on an assessor's parcel map and from property descriptions; calculate square footage; deal positively with the public in tense and hostile situations; input and access data using a computer; understand, explain and consistently and fairly apply policies, laws, codes and regulations; review building permit applications for completeness and correctness; and deal tactfully and fairly with complaints from the public.
THE EXAMINATION: Your application and supplemental questionnaire will be reviewed to determine if you have met the education, experience, training, and/or licensing requirements as stated on the job announcement. If you meet these criteria and are one of the best qualified, you may be required to compete in any combination of written, oral and/or performance examinations or a competitive evaluation of training and experience as described on your application and supplemental questionnaire. You must pass all components of the examination to be placed on the eligible list. The examination may be eliminated if there are ten or fewer qualified applicants. If the eligible list is established without the administration of the announced examination, the life of the eligible list will be six months, and your overall score will be based upon an evaluation of your application and supplemental questionnaire. If during those six months it is necessary to administer another examination for this job class, you will be invited to take the examination to remain on the eligible list.
HOW TO APPLY: Apply Online Now! Click on the link below; or print out an application and supplemental questionnaire and mail/bring them to: Santa Cruz County Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Room 510, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060. For information, call (831) 454-2600. Hearing Impaired TDD/TTY: 711. Applications will meet the final filing date if received in one of the following ways: 1) in the Personnel Department by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date, 2) submitted online before midnight of the final filing date.
Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you have a disability that would require test accommodation, call (831) 454-2600.
To comply with the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act, Santa Cruz County verifies that all new employees are either U.S. citizens or persons authorized to work in the U.S.
Some positions may require fingerprinting and/or background investigation.
NOTE: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
County of Santa Cruz
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